The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 53 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 0.63% 1.85% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.92% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £20,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Graduate
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
312 313 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 98.42% 96.60% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 295 285 139
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Graduate
Salary Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Harrogate region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Harrogate

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 16 (80.00%) C#
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) OOP
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) Data Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) SaaS
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Games
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Benchmarking
6 3 (15.00%) Yahoo!
6 3 (15.00%) Google
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Force.com
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Mathematics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Games
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) Java EE
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) OO
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) OOP
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Pay per click
3 3 (15.00%) Web Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Game Development
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCENT
2 1 (5.00%) GNVQ
2 1 (5.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Yahoo!
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco